Tag Archives: Career

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The Danger of Comparing

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 One of the most important lessons you can learn while you’re still in college is to stop comparing yourself to your peers. From a professional standpoint, paying attention to what someone has that you don’t – connections, their dream internship, awards – isn’t going to get you anywhere. In […]

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Simple Trick to Improve Your Relationships

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 It’s no secret that relationships – both professional and personal – have changed since the invention cell phones and social media. How often have you been in a group of people or talking to a friend only to find that everyone keeps checking their phones or their social media […]

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Creating a Productive Workspace

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 When it comes to typing a million pages worth of essays before finals, it’s no longer a choice between Netflix or doing the dreaded homework. It’s crunch time and you need maximum productivity. The only problem is, you can’t focus! Here are some tips for creating a productive workspace […]

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Relevant Coursework & Your Resume

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 You’ve been in college now for at least a few months or maybe you’re about to graduate, and that means you have a lot of valuable skills and knowledge that you’ve gained from your coursework. So, do you include a section on your resume called Relevant Coursework, or is […]

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The Art of Storytelling

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Storytelling has been around long before recorded history. It’s one thread that ties us to our ancestors – we all tell stories. We all like to be told stories, especially funny ones. If they’re such a huge part of our collective identity, why shouldn’t we use stories to help […]

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How Many Have You Misused?

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 I’m curious: how many of these phrases have you misused? I’ll be honest, I’ve made quite a few of these (and for a few, just now realized my mistake!). First-Come, First-Serve, supposed to be First-Come, First-Served. In the former, it means that the person who shows up to the […]

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